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Professional Learning

Exploring ELA Text Selection with Julia Torres

Listen to #DisruptTexts founder Julia Torres about taking a critical lens to text selection in ELA classrooms.

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Single Session

Our single professional learning sessions are designed to easily fit into your day. Typically one hour or less, these sessions explore timely and relevant topics including teaching strategies, current events, and more.

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Stories have the power to transform the way young people see themselves and others. Listen to Facing History in conversation with Julia Torres, librarian, educator, author, and co-founder of #DisruptTexts. We explore considerations for educators when selecting culturally responsive texts, the challenges educators face regarding book banning and censorship, and the intersections between librarianship and ELA instruction. 

During the webinar, we hear from Julia Torres about #DisruptTexts, text selection, and critical literacy.